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North System Renewal Project

The east phase of Denver’s multi-year, North System Renewal Project called for the installation of more than a mile of new, 60-inch pipeline straight through several residential neighborhoods of Whea...

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Second sinkhole opens behind condo complex in La Habra, California

A second sinkhole appeared at the Coyote Village Condos in La Habra, California, right next to one formed in January 2019. Furthermore, the sinkhole appeared around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, fo...

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61st Rankine Lecture: constitutive modelling in computational geomechanics

The 61st Rankine Lecture took place on Wednesday, March 15, at Imperial College London. Emeritus professor John Carter, of the University of Newcastle, Australia presented the lecture this year, w...

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Cliff collapse creates large wave in Van Duzen River, California

A cliff collapse, which took place on the 14th of March on the Van Duzen River, California was caught on video. Furthermore, what can be seen in the video is a cliff failure right over the river, th...

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Pool hanging off cliff after mudslide in California, U.S.A

Yet another atmospheric river hit the state of California this week, the eleventh one this storm season. Extra flooding and mudslides came to be added to the ones reported in the state last week. Fu...

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Water is Power is Water

Article written by Kord Wissmann, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, President, Geopier, a division of CMC, for Geopier's Quarterly Newsletter.  I’m increasingly aware that water is power. And power is wa...

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Mitigating Risk During Excavation

SJV Construction was retained by PEEK Properties, Inc., as the supportive excavation engineer for the construction of a new apartment complex in East Orange, NJ. The construction site posed some uniq...

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Lake Michigan Pile Driving

When you live on the bluffs overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan, retaining walls can be serious business. And when your next-door neighbor's ultra-modern house is made predominantly of glass, the...

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Rocscience | Enhancing Integrations: Export Anisotropy from Slide3 to Slide2

As we all know, anisotropic materials have one strength in one direction and another strength in another direction, such as a jointed rock mass. Accounting for anisotropy can be a challenging, yet cr...

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Settlement Analysis using Settle3 | REM Light Rail Construction

When a major part of your infrastructure project lies over a long stretch of peatland, various preconstruction challenges may need to be overcome because of high compressibility, low bearing capacity...

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GeoWorld reaches 30,000+ members!

GeoWorld, the largest online professional networking site for geotechnical engineers and associated fields, has now reached 30,000+ active members listed from the worldwide community! GeoWorld was...

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Vibration monitoring

Vibrations In simple words, a vibration is a rapid back and forth motion. Construction activities causes vibrations which generate different body and surface waves. These waves travel through the...

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Geotechnical Engineering Practice in the Mycenaen Civilization (1600-1100 BC)

by Dimitrios Zekkos, John Manousakis, Adda G. Athanasopoulos Reference: Zekkos, D., Manousakis, J., Athanasopoulos, A. (2005), “Geotechnical engineering practice in the Mycenaean Civilization (1600...

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Buchanan Lecture 2021: video available

The following material has been provided by ASCE President and Distinguished Professor and Buchanan Chair Holder Jean-Louis Briaud of Texas A&M University. The 2021 Buchanan Lecture, held on Nove...

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New ISSMGE TC304 Course on “Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Dr. Jie Zhang

Professor Jie Zhang of Tongji University (China) is delivering a course on Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering under the auspices of the Virtual University of the International Society of Soil...

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In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Paul G. Marinos (1944-2021)

The following obituary was prepared and presented by the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). May the earth be light to you, rest in peace Prof. Paul Mari...

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2022 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 26,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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Practical Soil Dynamics

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by...

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Practical Guide to Green Technology for Ground Engineering

Over the last 50 years there has been rapid development of construction techniques, analytical methods and materials for use in ground engineering. One of the major techniques which has been developed...